Sheikha Latifa and Sheikh Hamdan launched the inaugural Dubai Calligraphy Biennale yesterday. The Biennale will be open until October 31.
Iranart: Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) and Hala Badri, Director General of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, Dubai Calligraphy Biennale was opened.
Featuring more than 200 distinguished local and international calligraphers and artists, the Biennale seeks to underscore the significance of calligraphy as a powerful medium for cultural expression.
The Biennale, which will be open until Oct.31, comprises 19 exhibitions across 35+ locations in Dubai, treating visitors to diverse works that draw inspiration from traditional and modern calligraphy and typography in 8 languages.